We started running our own events in 2003 when speed dating was a new concept.
With little more than a one-page website and a few flyers we managed to fill and run our events.
Stakeholders are now far more diverse and communication efforts need to be more wide reaching.
Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.
Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.
And, more importantly, what can you learn from them to help you turn your good intentions into positive action?
The days of PR teams only being involved in media relations are long gone.
Its origins are credited to Rabbi Yaacov Deyo of Aish Ha Torah, originally as a way to help Jewish singles meet and marry.
Speed Dating, as a single word, is a registered trademark of Aish Ha Torah.
Speed dating, as two separate words, is often used as a generic term for similar events.
The first speed-dating event took place at Peet’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998.
The event provides a first hiring stepstone allowing students and recruiters to later formalize interviews and hiring terms. Speed Dating for Jobs sessions are scheduled in a dozen of rooms.
EPITA's Career Services select companies according to students' expectations and their existing ties with the school.
Over a week, short conversations (30-minute mini interviews) are scheduled between internship seekers and hiring companies.